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A New Voice for Preaching?

By Blayne Banting

If a preacher preaches in a forest and nobody is listening, is that still preaching?

How Do Pastors Bounce Back from Challenges?

By Margaret Clarke

Resilience is a process that depends on a lot of factors. One of our counselling faculty reflects on what her research reveals about pastoral resilience in the face of ministry challenges.

Community during COVID

By Charity Klassen

A college freshman shares how her Briercrest experience provided much needed community during a challenging time.

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People of Briercrest: Alex Cheing

By Briercrest Staff

Alex Cheing shows us the value of education that disciples and in teaching students how to navigate the business world through a Biblical perspective.

People of Briercrest: Jill Harder

By Briercrest Staff

Faith-based communities provide meaning and purpose. Jill Harder shows the joys and benefits of engaging in the Christian community at Briercrest.

Youth Quake '22 Theme | "Homecoming"

By Timothy Lenko

The director of Youth Quake shares the heart behind “Homecoming” and what this year’s theme offers to youth.

From Where I Stand: Global Perspectives in Leadership

By Ellen Duffield

Coordinator of the Centre for Leadership Studies reflects on oft-missed opportunities to learn about leadership from international voices.

Discipleship and the Holy Spirit

By Timothy Lenko

Mary's faith is a worthy meditation even beyond the Advent season. What does Gabriel's word about the Holy Spirit and Mary's trusting response say about our Christian journey?

3 Ways To Better Serve People in Multivocational Ministry

By Ellen Duffield

Ellen Duffield, Coordinator for The Paul E. Magnus Centre for Leadership Studies, reflects on how people in the church and parachurch organizations can better support multivocational ministers.

Why Charles Taylor? Why Briercrest?

By Joy Demoskoff

Briercrest's upcoming conference was inspired by Charles Taylor's scholarship. Dr. Joy Demoskoff explores the intersection of Taylor's ideas and Briercrest's mission.

7 Ways to Make the Most of Your First Weeks at Briercrest

By Timothy Lenko  (College Blog)

Whether you are a freshman or a returning student, your first weeks help set the tone for the whole year! Here are a few things to try as you start this new chapter.

Briercrest Athletics Camps and Discipleship: An Interview with Elly Blackaby

By Timothy Lenko  (College Blog)

Elly Blackaby, camp director for Women's Volleyball Camp 2021, reflects on highlights and the richness of discipleship in athletics.

Coming to Briercrest to Study Ministry? Here's What You Need to Know!

By William Dmytrow  (College Blog)

Hear a senior Christian Ministry student present 10 'must-knows' for future ministry students.

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The Kaléo program gave me the foundation to build the rest of my life on. Between the great courses studying the Bible, the leaders encouraging and challenging you along the way, and the friends you gain, this program cannot be beat.
Mitch Hogeveen Class of 2012